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China Downplays Chances for Trade Talks While U.S. Plays ‘Little Tricks’

  • State media says U.S.’s ‘little tricks’ disrupt atmosphere
  • Economic planning agency says ready to add stimulus if needed
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Ker Gibbs, president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, talks about the trade disputes.(Source: Bloomberg)
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China’s state media signaled a lack of interest in resuming trade talks with the U.S. under the current threat of higher tariffs, while the government said stimulus will be stepped up to buttress the domestic economy.